'''David Ryan Adams''' (born November 5, 1974) is an American singer-songwriter, musician and producer. He is best known for his prolific solo career, and as a former member of alternative country
, with whom he recorded three studio albums.
In 2000, Adams left Whiskeytown
and released his first solo album, ''Heartbreaker (Ryan Adams album)|Heartbreaker
'', to critical acclaim. The album was nominated for the Shortlist Music Prize
. In 2001, Adams released the UK certified-gold ''Gold (Ryan Adams album)|Gold
'', which included the hit single, "New York, New York (Ryan Adams song)|New York, New York
He released five albums with the rock band The Cardinals (rock band)|The Cardinals
and in 2009 Adams married singer-songwriter and actress Mandy Moore
. Adams left The Cardinals and announced that he was taking a break from...